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News & Current Events Databases
US Major Daily Newspapers
U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times (1980-present), Washington Post (1987-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), Chicago Tribune (1985-present), and the Wall Street Journal (1984-present).
Search a collection of 150 newspapers, both national and international. Now includes "National Newspaper Index"
Newspaper Source Plus
This resource includes 1,570 full-text newspapers, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. Newspaper Source Plus contains comprehensive full text for major national (U.S.) and international newspapers, and features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts. - SUNYConnect [EBSCOhost]
New York State Newspapers
Access to 10 New York State Newspapers including the New York Times and New York Post - [Gale] NOVELny
Open Web Reference Sources
A government clearinghouse provide access to over 300,000 data sets divided into categories including consumer, finance, and manufacturing.
Data Tables & Tools from the American Community Survey
A wealth of data about American population including breakdowns of age, sex, race, education, income, housing, and more.
American Fact Finder
Find recent demographic data for a specific zip code.
Consumer Expenditure Surveys
"The Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) program provides data on expenditures, income, and demographic characteristics of consumers in the United States."
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS provides information about labor and the job market, but also data about consumer prices, producer prices, and import/export prices.